Len Levine hosted a television program called “Focus” on Channel 9, KMSP-TV (a commercial station with statewide coverage) for seven years. His co-host was then Ch. 9 news anchor Rod Grams, who later became a U.S. Senator from Minnesota. Their guest for this program was former Vice President Walter Mondale.
For 14 years Len Levine was the publisher of the University of Minnesota Sportsnews, the only statewide paper of its kind ever produced in Minnesota (reaching a circulation of 60,000 copies each issue).
Len is still very accessible in the media. He is often quoted in newspaper articles and interviewed on television and radio.
A guest of the late Paul Ridgeway, who was the host of a talk radio show called “On the Way with Ridgeway” that aired on AM980-KKMS (Twin Cities (Minneapolis-St. Paul) Christian radio.
Don Shelby is a former long-time news anchor on WCCO-TV in Minneapolis. Regarded as one of the best in the business, he also hosted an afternoon radio show on WCCO (AM). As an investigative journalist, his work earned him two Peabody awards and an Emmy Award. Shelby, a star basketball player in Indiana, wrote a book, The Season Never Ends: Wins, Losses, and the Wisdom of the Game.
Will.i.am, is an American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, actor, DJ, record producer, and philanthropist. He is best known as a founding member of the hip hop/pop band The Black Eyed Peas, with whom he has received seven Grammy Awards, eight American Music Awards, a Billboard Music Award, a Teen Choice Award, two MTV Video Music Awards and three World Music Awards. Will.i.am is also a music producer. He has produced with other artists including Michael Jackson, Justin Bieber, Eazy-E, Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus, U2, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Usher, Justin Timberlake, Earth, Wind & Fire, Nicki Minaj, and Cheryl Cole. He is a coach on the UK and Australian series of The Voice. In collaborations and with the Black Eyed Peas, he has a total of 34 Top 40 entries on the UK Singles Chart since 1998 and has sold 9.4 million singles in the UK. This picture was taken in December 2014.